Mountain Climbing in Canterbury

Climb among Canterbury’s rugged and wild Southern Alps

Catapult into the Southern Alps in Canterbury for breathtaking climbing adventures. With picturesque peaks, world-class climbing conditions, and rich cultural lands to explore, mountain climbing in Canterbury offers an unrivalled experience in New Zealand. Visit during the warmer months between November and April for ideal climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in New Zealand

Pristine scenery is what New Zealand is best known for around the world, with breathtaking views in every direction. The South Island is especially known for its beauty, and is where the most memorable mountain climbing is located. The collection of lakes provide a tranquil backdrop to the mountains, while the sheer size of the valleys and canyons will remind you of its great solitude.


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Best time to visit

Visit during the warmer months between November and April for ideal climbing conditions

What's the weather like?

The climate receives very cold temperatures in winter, dropping to 0 degrees Celsius, as well as receiving mild summers

More info about Mountain Climbing in Canterbury:

The region of Canterbury lies in the central eastern South Island of New Zealand. Its largest city is Christchurch with a population of approximately 404,000. The region is also the largest in the whole of New Zealand, and its northern section is also populated with the high and rugged mountains of the Southern Alps. This makes Canterbury the ideal springboard to climb New Zealand’s highest summits

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